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Social norms, misperceptions, and mosquito net use
Background: Mosquito net use is an essential part of malaria prevention. Although previous research has shown that many people sleep under a mosquito net in endemic areas, it is unknown whether people underestimate ...
Severe Flooding and Malaria Transmission in the Western Ugandan Highlands:
(Journal of infectious diseases, 2016)
Background. There are several mechanisms by which global climate change may impact malaria transmission. We sought to assess how the increased frequency of extreme precipitation events associated with global climate change ...
Comparative feasibility of implementing rapid diagnostic test and microscopy for parasitological diagnosis of malaria in Uganda
(Malaria Journal, 2011)
Background: In Uganda, parasite-based diagnosis is recommended for every patient suspected to have malaria before prescribing anti-malarials. However, the majority of patients are still treated presumptively especially in ...
Prevalence and specificities of red blood cell alloantibodies in transfused Ugandans with different diseases
(Vox sanguinis, 2010)
Background and Objectives Alloantibody formation against red blood cell (RBC) antigens is a common complication of transfusion therapy. However, the prevalence of RBC alloimmunization is hardly known in Black Africans. In ...
Malaria is an uncommon cause of adult sepsis in south-western Uganda
(Malaria Journal, 2013-05-01)
Background: Malaria is often considered a cause of adult sepsis in malaria endemic areas. However, diagnostic limitations can make distinction between malaria and other infections challenging. Therefore, the objective of ...